Researcher in Organic Chemistry
Lund University Faculty of Medicine
Sweden

Researcher in organic chemistry

Institutionen för experimentell medicinsk vetenskap

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty’s strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

The position is a fixed contract of 100% for 2 years.

The Chemical Biology & Therapeutics is a multidisciplinary team at Lund University and University of Gothenburg that explore new therapeutic strategies using organic/medicinal chemistry, in-vivo/in-vitro biology, and applied physics. The lab was recently awarded funding for studying in-vivo assembled therapeutics and for an Electronic Neuropharma project (e-NeuroPharma), aiming to address CNS disorders by self-assembled therapeutics. In the e-Neuropharma effort, we will develop self-organizing molecular systems that exert both pharmaceutical activity and electrical functionality to explore new therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases. The latter is a collaboration with the organic bioelectronic team at Linköping University, Karolinska Institute and Chalmers University of Thechnology.

Synthesis of self-assembled conductive polymers, and molecules for use in molecular electronics

The Chemical Biology & Therapeutics lab is a multidisciplinary team, we are looking for a team member that is a strong team player and someone who's not afraid for diverse work assignments and at the same time is an expert. 

Qualifications

Requirements

  • PhD in Organic chemistry
  • Several years of practical experience in synthesis and analysis of small molecules.
  • Practical experience of heterocyclic chemistry and cross-coupling reactions
  • You are the main driver, and knowledge sharer within their own field of expertise
  • You must be able to work independently, have excellent communication skills and have the ability to collaborate with people

Desirable qualifications

Experience of electrochemical analysis such as cyclic voltametry, polymer chemistry and molecular modeling

Terms of employment

The position is located at Lund University but the work is done at Gothenburg University

Research at the Chemical Biology & Therapeutics Laboratory and collaborators is carried out predominantly in English, excellent English (speaking, writing) is therefore a requirement for the position.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.


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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Göteborg
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2019/3527
Contact
  • Roger Olsson, 046-2220000
  • Maria Palmkron, 046-2220000
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 30.Oct.2019
Last application date 04.Dec.2019 11:59 PM CET


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